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Burial Site of Emperor Go-Toba

  • Genre

    • Culture & History
  • Area

    • Ama Town
A place deeply connected to Emperor Go-Toba and Japanese history.
Retired Emperor Go-Toba, who was exiled to the Oki Islands in the early 13th century, spent the last 19 years of his life on Nakanoshima Island. After he passed away, some of his ashes were sent back to the capital Kyoto, but some were also buried here. To gain a deeper understanding of these unique historical events, we recommend you visit with a guide.

    Basic information

    1500 Ama, Ama-cho, Oki-gun, Shimane 684-0403
    From Hishiura Port:
    20 min by bicycle
    10 min by car
    15 min by bus (take Amatō Line and alight at "Oki Jinja" bus stop)